Özata Shipyard starts cutting steel for new Vikanøy
The Özata Shipyard in Turkey has started cutting plates for new Norwegian seiner Vikanøy. Image: Özata Shipyard

Özata Shipyard starts cutting steel for new Vikanøy

  • Post Category:Newbuild

The steel cutting ceremony marking the commencement of work on new Norwegian purse seiner/seine netter Vikanøy has taken place at the Özata Shipyard in Turkey, with the first steel cut…

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Careful with that seine net…

  • Post Category:Fishing

Norway’s Directorate of Fisheries is urge seine netter skippers to take care after a number of incidents in which heavy catches have burst fishing gear, both this year and in previous years.

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Macduff delivers new seine netter Achieve FR-100

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Designed by Macduff Ship Design and built by Macduff Shipyards, Bruce Buchan’s new 24 metre LOA, 7.50 metre breadth seine netter has already started fishing from its home port of Fraserburgh following successful sea trials.

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Shetland flyshooter heads home from Denmark

The Tranquility Fishing Company has taken delivery of a new 27.55 metre by 8 metre beam seine netter built at the Vestværft yard in Denmark. Tranquillity LK-63 is the company’s first newbuilding, and follows the older boat the seven co-owners started out with in 2008, and its 2010 replacement.

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New generation longliner/seine netter for Ålesund

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A relaxation of the regulations concerning fishing methods, giving operators a freer choice of gear types, has made it possible for Norwegian owners Atlantic Longline to order a new vessel capable of alternating longlining and seine netting. This will be one of the most sophisticated vessels of its kind when delivered in late 2019.

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New seine netter for Iceland

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It’s more than fifteen years since a new seine netter joined the Icelandic fleet, and the new Hafborg, delivered by the Hvide Sande Shipyard in Denmark, is now on its way home to Iceland.

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